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Famous Choose Quotes

Allow the world to live as it chooses, and allow yourself to live as you choose. — Richard Bach

Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom. — Viktor E. Frankl

I’ve always wanted to have the ability to do what I want to do. And there are so many things that I want to do because I love acting, I love directing, I love producing, I love being a mother, I love being a wife. If I had to choose one, just would put me in the crazy house. — Jada Pinkett Smith

There’s tons of junk food for your mind on the Internet. You can sit there for three or 10 or 20 hours a day getting in online arguments with other people who also choose to waste their time. — Henry Rollins

Every person, all the events of your life are there because you have drawn them there. What you choose to do with them is up to you. — Richard Bach

Martyrs, my friend, have to choose between being forgotten, mocked or used. As for being understood – never. — Albert Camus

I’m not in a position where I get to pick and choose roles. I usually go on auditions in long lines and embarrass myself in front of casting directors, and with a lump in my throat and my ears burning, I walk past reception and smirking actors as I go to the parking garage and go back on the highway. — Henry Rollins

We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them. — Khalil Gibran

We can choose a future where we export more products and outsource fewer jobs. After a decade that was defined by what we bought and borrowed, we’re getting back to basics, and doing what America has always done best: We’re making things again. — Barack Obama

Every human has four endowments – self awareness, conscience, independent will and creative imagination. These give us the ultimate human freedom… The power to choose, to respond, to change. — Stephen Covey

Every man builds his world in his own image. He has the power to choose, but no power to escape the necessity of choice. — Ayn Rand

It seems to me that if you or I must choose between two courses of thought or action, we should remember our dying and try so to live that our death brings no pleasure on the world. — John Steinbeck

It may sound funny, but I love the South. I don’t choose to live anywhere else. There’s land here, where a man can raise cattle, and I’m going to do it some day. — Medgar Evers

Be nice to your children. After all, they are going to choose your nursing home. — Steven Wright

I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their intellects. A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies. — Oscar Wilde

Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education. — Franklin D. Roosevelt

I love inventing names, but I also collect unusual names, so that I can look through my notebook and choose one that suits a new character. — J. K. Rowling

Perhaps one of the most difficult things for us to do is to choose a notable and joyous dress for men. There would be more joy in life if we were to accustom ourselves to use all the beautiful colours we can in fashioning our own clothes. — Oscar Wilde

I have a great love and respect for religion, great love and respect for atheism. What I hate is agnosticism, people who do not choose. — Orson Welles

There is no such thing as liberty. You only change one sort of domination for another. All we can do is to choose our master. — D. H. Lawrence

No one should ever be forced to choose between food and education, or medicine and shelter when they don’t have the resources. It’s very unfair. — Rachel Brosnahan

I may neither choose who I would, nor refuse who I dislike; so is the will of a living daughter curbed by the will of a dead father. — William Shakespeare

I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in it. — Groucho Marx

Choose your companions from the best; Who draws a bucket with the rest soon topples down the hill. — William Butler Yeats

You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them. — Desmond Tutu

The path we have chosen for the present is full of hazards, as all paths are. The cost of freedom is always high, but Americans have always paid it. And one path we shall never choose, and that is the path of surrender, or submission. — John F. Kennedy

Understand that the right to choose your own path is a sacred privilege. Use it. Dwell in possibility. — Oprah Winfrey

Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods. — Aristotle

By taking responsibility for how you choose to respond to anything or anyone, you’re aligning yourself with the beautiful dance of life. — Wayne Dyer

If we wish to free ourselves from enslavement, we must choose freedom and the responsibility this entails. — Leo Buscaglia

When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more. — John Adams

I made a mistake by being ejected from the presidency. Next time, I will choose a Cabinet which will allow me to be life President. — Nelson Mandela

I think those who have a terminal illness and are in great pain should have the right to choose to end their own life, and those that help them should be free from prosecution. — Stephen Hawking

The objective I propose is quite simple to state: to foster the infrastructure of democracy – the system of a free press, unions, political parties, universities – which allows a people to choose their own way to develop their own culture, to reconcile their own differences through peaceful means. — Ronald Reagan

I don’t have to choose between high fashion or streetwear. My brand reminds me that it doesn’t have to fit in a box. It can just be in a gray area. — Virgil Abloh

Participate joyfully in the sorrows of the world. We cannot cure the world of sorrows, but we can choose to live in joy. — Joseph Campbell

Choose silence of all virtues, for by it you hear other men’s imperfections, and conceal your own. — George Bernard Shaw

We choose what attitudes we have right now. And it’s a continuing choice. — John C. Maxwell

It is impossible for you to be angry and laugh at the same time. Anger and laughter are mutually exclusive and you have the power to choose either. — Wayne Dyer

Being gay isn’t something you choose, but you do face choices about whether and how to discuss it. — Pete Buttigieg

Words are singularly the most powerful force available to humanity. We can choose to use this force constructively with words of encouragement, or destructively using words of despair. Words have energy and power with the ability to help, to heal, to hinder, to hurt, to harm, to humiliate and to humble. — Yehuda Berg

Between stimulus and response, there is a space where we choose our response. — Stephen Covey

Always work hard and have fun in what you do because I think that’s when you’re more successful. You have to choose to do it. — Simone Biles

I’m not convinced that women have the education or the sense of their own history enough or that they understand the cruelty of which men are capable and the delight that many men will take in seeing you choose to chain yourself – then they get to say ‘See, you did it yourself.’ — Alice Walker

The best thing I did was to choose the right heroes. — Warren Buffett

The employer is not going to choose the gang member who’s just been released from prison: they’re going to choose the person with the skills. — Greg Boyle

If people in the media cannot decide whether they are in the business of reporting news or manufacturing propaganda, it is all the more important that the public understand that difference, and choose their news sources accordingly. — Thomas Sowell

Meditation is difficult for many people because their thoughts are always on some distant object or place. One form of meditation is to label the thought as it appears and then choose to let it go. — Wayne Dyer

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You’re on your own, and you know what you know. And you are the guy who’ll decide where to go. — Dr. Seuss

Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable. — Francis Bacon

What we call the secret of happiness is no more a secret than our willingness to choose life. — Leo Buscaglia

It is a woman’s decision about when they choose to have children, and it should not predetermine whether or not they are given a job or have job opportunities. — Jacinda Ardern

If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god. — Napoleon Bonaparte

Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded, or how much power you have. — Oprah Winfrey

We did not choose to be the guardians of the gate, but there is no one else. — Lyndon B. Johnson

You can choose a future where more Americans have the chance to gain the skills they need to compete, no matter how old they are or how much money they have. Education was the gateway to opportunity for me. It was the gateway for Michelle. And now more than ever, it is the gateway to a middle-class life. — Barack Obama

My opponent asks her supporters to recite a three-word loyalty pledge. It reads, ‘I’m With Her.’ I choose to recite a different pledge. My pledge reads, ‘I’m with you – the American people.’ — Donald Trump

Those who oppose reform will also tell you that under our plan, you won’t get to choose your doctor – that some bureaucrat will choose for you. That’s also not true. — Barack Obama

I never had to choose a subject – my subject rather chose me. — Ernest Hemingway

Love is the ability and willingness to allow those that you care for to be what they choose for themselves without any insistence that they satisfy you. — Wayne Dyer

If you want to go the scorched-earth, Obamacare-is-like-slavery route and choose to stay uninsured, you will have the Palinesque guts, the Cruzian fortitude to wave off the ambulance that will appear to scoop you up should something bad happen to you, right? — Henry Rollins

I believe that every single event in life happens in an opportunity to choose love over fear. — Oprah Winfrey

For 24 years of my adult life, by choice I weighed well over 200 pounds. I say ‘by choice’ because I have never ‘accidentally’ eaten anything, so when I choose to eat too much, I have chosen to weigh too much. — Zig Ziglar

Why did I choose Washington among offers from other cities? Because it is the capital of the world. — Vince Lombardi

Every day we have plenty of opportunities to get angry, stressed or offended. But what you’re doing when you indulge these negative emotions is giving something outside yourself power over your happiness. You can choose to not let little things upset you. — Joel Osteen

When the leaders choose to make themselves bidders at an auction of popularity, their talents, in the construction of the state, will be of no service. They will become flatterers instead of legislators; the instruments, not the guides, of the people. — Edmund Burke

Choose a subject equal to your abilities; think carefully what your shoulders may refuse, and what they are capable of bearing. — Horace

No one would choose a friendless existence on condition of having all the other things in the world. — Aristotle

Every age has its own poetry; in every age the circumstances of history choose a nation, a race, a class to take up the torch by creating situations that can be expressed or transcended only through poetry. — Jean-Paul Sartre

A people free to choose will always choose peace. — Ronald Reagan

I think God gives every one of us our own will, and unfortunately, some people choose to do evil things with it. — Joel Osteen

The Liberal Party will not vote – no Liberal member of Parliament will vote – to take away a woman’s right to choose. — Justin Trudeau

The cost of freedom is always high, but Americans have always paid it. And one path we shall never choose, and that is the path of surrender, or submission. — John F. Kennedy

The writer can choose what he writes about but he cannot choose what he is able to make live. — Flannery O’Connor

Remind yourself that the greatest technique for bringing peace into your life is to always choose being kind when you have a choice between being right or being kind. — Wayne Dyer

You can’t choose up sides on a round world. — Wayne Dyer

I believe in Liberty for all men: the space to stretch their arms and their souls, the right to breathe and the right to vote, the freedom to choose their friends, enjoy the sunshine, and ride on the railroads, uncursed by color; thinking, dreaming, working as they will in a kingdom of beauty and love. — W. E. B. Du Bois

It doesn’t matter where you come from, what you have or don’t have, what you lack, or what you have too much of. But all you need to have is faith in God, an undying passion for what you do and what you choose to do in this life, and a relentless drive and the will to do whatever it takes to be successful in whatever you put your mind to. — Stephen Curry

Success always necessitates a degree of ruthlessness. Given the choice of friendship or success, I’d probably choose success. — Sting

‘When I use a word,’ Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone, ‘it means just what I choose it to mean – neither more nor less.’ — Lewis Carroll

Wherever you are, be there totally. If you find your here and now intolerable and it makes you unhappy, you have three options: remove yourself from the situation, change it, or accept it totally. If you want to take responsibility for your life, you must choose one of those three options, and you must choose now. Then accept the consequences. — Eckhart Tolle

Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who’ll get the blame. — Bertrand Russell

Allow the president to invade a neighboring nation whenever he shall deem it necessary to repel an invasion,and you allow him to do so whenever he may choose to say he deems it necessary for such purpose – and you allow him to make war at pleasure. — Abraham Lincoln

I am a Catholic because I choose to be a Catholic. And then I go to the Mass because I choose. It is out of my free will. — Paulo Coelho

Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. — Unknown

To prefer evil to good is not in human nature; and when a man is compelled to choose one of two evils, no one will choose the greater when he might have the less. — Plato

It is no compliment to be the stupidly idolised master of a dog whose instinct it is to idolise, but it is a very distinct tribute to be chosen as the friend and confidant of a philosophic cat who is wholly his own master and could easily choose another companion if he found such an one more agreeable and interesting. — H. P. Lovecraft

Each of us has a vision of good and of evil. We have to encourage people to move towards what they think is good… Everyone has his own idea of good and evil and must choose to follow the good and fight evil as he conceives them. That would be enough to make the world a better place. — Pope Francis

When you face a ‘performance’ that might provoke the ‘I’m scared’ response, choose love and approach your opportunity as a chance to dance with God. It’s more fun than ‘Dancing with the Stars!’ — Wayne Dyer

There is no value in life except what you choose to place upon it and no happiness in any place except what you bring to it yourself. — Henry David Thoreau

The sons of Judah have to choose that God may again choose them. The divine principle of our race is action, choice, resolved memory. — George Eliot

Daily, constantly, we choose by our desires, our thoughts, and our actions whether we want to be blessed or cursed, happy or miserable. — Ezra Taft Benson

Of two evils, choose neither. — Charles Spurgeon

You are always free to change your mind and choose a different future, or a different past. — Richard Bach

It is possible to become discouraged about the injustice we see everywhere. But God did not promise us that the world would be humane and just. He gives us the gift of life and allows us to choose the way we will use our limited time on earth. It is an awesome opportunity. — Cesar Chavez

An artist must be free to choose what he does, certainly, but he must also never be afraid to do what he might choose. — Langston Hughes

The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another. — William James

Freedom means you are unobstructed in living your life as you choose. Anything less is a form of slavery. — Wayne Dyer

Remember that your imagination is yours and yours alone. You have the inborn capacity to use it in any way that you choose. No one else is responsible for your imagination. Anything placed in your imagination and held there ultimately becomes your reality. — Wayne Dyer

Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of human freedoms – to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way. — Viktor E. Frankl

Choose people who lift you up. — Michelle Obama

The will is a beast of burden. If God mounts it, it wishes and goes as God wills; if Satan mounts it, it wishes and goes as Satan wills; Nor can it choose its rider… the riders contend for its possession. — Martin Luther

If I had to choose a superhero to be, I would pick Superman. He’s everything that I’m not. — Stephen Hawking

If we choose to keep those tax breaks for millionaires and billionaires, if we choose to keep a tax break for corporate jet owners, if we choose to keep tax breaks for oil and gas companies that are making hundreds of billions of dollars, then that means we’ve got to cut some kids off from getting a college scholarship. — Barack Obama

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